Chamois

PYRENEAN CHAMOIS (Rupricapra Pyrenaica Pyrenaica)

PYRENEAN CHAMOIS (Rupricapra Pyrenaica Pyrenaica)Up to 80 cm tall, its summer coat is a ruddy brown; in winter it is black/brown with darker patches around the eyes. Both males and females have backward-hooked horns up to 20 cm in length. They browse on grass, lichens and buds of trees. Sure-footed and agile, they are found anywhere up to 3000 m.

CANTABRIAN CHAMOIS (Rupicapra pyrenaica parva)

CANTABRIAN CHAMOIS (Rupicapra pyrenaica parva)The Cantabrian chamois is the smallest chamois in the world. Its coat is reddish in the summer and tending to light grey in the winter, with a browny-red tail.